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Kenneth Stetina (Ken)
Biological Control of Pests Research
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (662) 686-5253
Fax: (662) 686-5422

59 LEE ROAD
STONEVILLE, MS 387760067

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Host range and virulence of a fungal pathogen for control of giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Higgenbotham, L.R., Walker, H.L., Young, J.A., Stetina, K.C. 2021. Host range and virulence of a fungal pathogen for control of giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 12:444-454. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2021.123029.
Impact of the fungal pathogen, SPFG, on the Salvinia molesta Mitchell biological control agent, Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on two glyphosate-resistant Amaranthus palmeri biotypes differing in Betacyanin content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Jordan, R.H., Stetina, K.C. 2020. Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on two glyphosate-resistant Amaranthus palmeri biotypes differing in Betacyanin content. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 11:214-225.
Interaction of a Myrothecium verrucaria mycelial preparation and a glyphosate product for controlling Redvine (Brunnichia ovata) and trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Bryson, C.T., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Stetina, K.C. 2020. Interaction of a Myrothecium verrucaria mycelial preparation and a glyphosate product for controlling Redvine (Brunnichia ovata) and trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 11:201-213. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2020.112016.
Extending the host range of the bioherbicidal fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2019. Extending the host range of the bioherbicidal fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 29(7):720-726.
Interaction of glufosinate and Colletotrichum truncatum on ammonia levels and glutamine synthetase activity in Hemp sesbania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Jordan, R.H., Stetina, K.C. 2018. Interaction of glufosinate and Colletotrichum truncatum on ammonia levels and glutamine synthetase activity in Hemp sesbania. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:2320-2337.
Interaction of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria with technical-grade glyphosate on glyphosate-susceptible and -resistant Palmer amaranth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Jordan, R.H., Stetina, K.C. 2018. Interaction of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria with technical-grade glyphosate on glyphosate-susceptible and -resistant Palmer amaranth. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:2306-2319.
Hot water treatment enhances the bioherbicidal efficacy of a fungus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2018. Hot water treatment enhances the bioherbicidal efficacy of a fungus. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9(10):2063-2076.
Bioherbicidal enhancement and host range expansion of a mycoherbicidal fungus via formulation approaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2018. Bioherbicidal enhancement and host range expansion of a mycoherbicidal fungus via formulation approaches. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 28(3):307-315. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2018.1445199.
Extending the shelf-life of Myrothecium verrucaria, a bioherbicide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Stetina, K.C. 2017. Extending the shelf-life of Myrothecium verrucaria, a bioherbicide. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 8:3272-3284.
Bioherbicidal efficacy of a Myrothecium verrucaria-sector on several plant species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Stetina, K.C., Jordan, R.H. 2016. Bioherbicidal efficacy of a Myrothecium verrucaria-sector on several plant species. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:2376-2389.
Efficacy improvement of a bioherbicidal fungus using a formulation-based approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2016. Efficacy improvement of a bioherbicidal fungus using a formulation-based approach. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:2349-2358.
Biological control of Spreading Dayflower (Commelina diffusa) with the fungal pathogen Phoma commelinicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2015. Biological control of Spreading Dayflower (Commelina diffusa) with the fungal pathogen Phoma commelinicola. Agronomy Journal. 5:519-536.
Interaction of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucarria and glyphosate for kudzu control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Stetina, K.C. 2014. Interaction of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucarria and glyphosate for kudzu control. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 5:3943-3956.
Biological Control of the weed hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata) in rice (Oryza sativa) by the fungus Myrothecium verrucaria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2014. Biological control of the weed hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata) in rice (Oryza sativa) by the fungus Myrothecium verrucaria. Agronomy Journal. 4:74-89.
Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on ultrastructural integrity of kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) and phytotoxin implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Vaughn, K.C., Teaster, N.D., Stetina, K.C. 2012. Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on ultrastructural integrity of kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) and phytotoxin implications. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:1513-1519.
Biological control potential of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides for coffee senna (Cassia occidentalis) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Stetina, K.C. 2012. Biological control potential of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides for coffee senna (Cassia occidentalis). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:430-436.
Immunohistochemical investigation of the necrotropic phase of the fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in the biocontrol of Hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata; Papilionaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowling, A.J., Vaughn, K.C., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C., Boyette, C.D. 2010. Immunohistochemical investigation of the necrotropic phase of the fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in the biocontrol of Hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata; Papilionaceae). American Journal of Botany. 97(12):1915-1925. doi:10.3732/ajb.1000099.
Induction of Infection in Sesbania exaltata by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene Formulated in an Invert Emulsion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Bowling, A.J., Vaughn, K.C., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2010. Induction of Infection in Sesbania exaltata by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene Formulated in an Invert Emulsion. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 26:951-956.
Submerged Culture of a Mycelial Formulation of a Bioherbicidal Strain of Myrothecium verrucaria with Mitigated Mycotoxin Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C. D., Weaver, M. A., Hoagland, R. E., and Stetina, K. C. 2008. Submerged Culture of a Mycelial Formulation of a Bioherbicidal Strain of Myrothecium verrucaria with Mitigated Mycotoxin Production. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24(11):2721-2726.